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Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms, Volume 3. Methodologies for transgenic fish.

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This book on methodologies for risk assessment and management of transgenic fish is written by 44 authors from 19 countries. It is comprised of 10 chapters giving emphasis on developing countries which have transgenic fish research programmes or aquaculture systems that may use transgenic fish in the future. This book is aimed at helping governments, scientists, potential users of genetically modi...


Chapter 8 (Page no: 209)

Risk management: reducing risk through confinement of transgenic fish.

This chapter describes and reviews existing and potential methods of confinement of transgenic fish. The technical aspects of physical confinement measures that are necessary and appropriate to minimize the possibility of the entry of transgenic fish into a receiving environment are presented. Geographic confinement is discussed, with reference to cases where it has been applied at a research level. A range of technologies that provide variable levels of biological confinement are presented.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to environmental risk assessment for transgenic fish. Author(s): Hayes, K. R. Kapuscinski, A. R. Dana, G. Li, S. Devlin, R. H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 29) Problem formulation and options assessment: science-guided deliberation in environmental risk assessment of transgenic fish. Author(s): Nelson, K. C. Basiao, Z. Cooper, A. M. Dey, M. Fonticiella, D. Lorenzo Hernandez, M. Kunawasen, S. Leelapatra, W. Li, S. Ratner, B. D. Toledo, M. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 61) Development of transgenic fish: scientific background. Author(s): Nam, Y. K. Maclean, N. Fu, C. Pandian, T. J. Eguia, M. R. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 95) Gene construct and expression: information relevant for risk assessment and management. Author(s): Gong, Z. Maclean, N. Devlin, R. H. Martinez, R. Omitogun, O. Estrada, M. P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 112) Approaches to assessing gene flow. Author(s): Kapuscinski, A. R. Hard, J. J. Paulson, K. M. Neira, R. Ponniah, A. Kamonrat, W. Mwanja, W. Fleming, I. A. Gallardo, J. Devlin, R. H. Trisak, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 151) Assessing ecological effects of transgenic fish prior to entry into nature. Author(s): Devlin, R. H. Sundström, L. F. Johnsson, J. I. Fleming, I. A. Hayes, K. R. Ojwang, W. O. Bambaradeniya, C. Zakaraia-Ismail, M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 188) Introduction to the concepts and methods of uncertainty analysis. Author(s): Hayes, K. R. Regan, H. M. Burgman, M. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 239) Risk management: post-approval monitoring and remediation. Author(s): Senanan, W. Hard, J. J. Alcivar-Warren, A. Trisak, J. Zakaraia-Ismail, M. Lorenzo Hernandez, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 272) Risk assessment of transgenic fish: synthesis and conclusions. Author(s): Kapuscinski, A. R. Dana, G. Hayes, K. R. Li, S. Nelson, K. C. Nam, Y. K. Gong, Z. Devlin, R. H. Mair, G. C. Senanan, W.